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Learn to Hem Your Pants

September 27, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hem pants

Fabric that is being cut with a scissors.Learning to hem your pants is an empowering skill to gain.

Designed to make the useful skill of sewing functional and accessible in your everyday life.

You will learn how to operate your sewing machine with confidence as you learn to hem your own pair of pants in class.

 Note: This is an introductory sewing class, you do not need to know how to sew to take this class.



Hands sewing clothingThis class will cover the in’s & out’s of using a sewing machine and all the elements involved in hemming your pants, including:

  • Machine basics such as threading the machine & bobbin (as well as trouble-shooting)
  • Finding the right pant length for your style
  • How to sew heavy-weight fabric

Materials Needed:
Bring a pair of your pants to work on during class. We suggest bringing a closed top water bottle to hydrate during class.




Ellie Lum is an accomplished business owner, artist, and skill-building educator who is deeply commited to sharing her skills with those who want to learn.

As a business owner of over 15 years in a craftsman-based business, R.E. Load Bags, she has honed her skills as a leader and teacher instructing those who worked with her how to master the craft of industrial sewing.

Ellie teaches on-going skill-building classes specializing in sewing at The Klum House Workshop. Check out her class calendar for current classes being offered

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September 27, 2015
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Klum House Workshop
6006 N Oberlin St.
Portland, OR 97203 United States
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